Shawl collar cardigan is one of the garments in men’s wardrobe that’s appropriate through the year. However fall is maybe the most obvious to wear one. The circular line of the collar nicely frames the face and protects the neck while the body of the knit keeps the wearer comfortable and warm.
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How to wear a shawl collar cardigan?
In general shawl collar cardigans are easy to combine and can be used not only with jeans or chinos and a sport shirt but as well as a “replacement” for sport coat with grey flannel slacks, dress shirt and a tie. Once again versatility is the key when talking about shawl collar cardigans. It can stand in when a sport coat would be a little too formal, it’s an easy on-and-off layer for those days when you’re moving between indoors and outdoors, and there are not many body types a shawl collar cardigan would not look good on.
In case looking for a shawl collar cardigan there are however few things to consider. If you are looking something that will work as a jacket / sport coat-replacement, try to find something a slimmer and more fitted. In case you are looking something to wear with your t-shirt and denim, it’s suitable to check for options more slouchy and even a bit oversized. Also, pay attention to the collar, which should rather be of a substantial size and roll nicely through the collar.